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Breakfast with Rigor Mortis
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my soul's been longing for the sheets
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yet we spend the night with valiant eyes
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it's the two of us against the darkness
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it's as if the frogs have synthesizers
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we laugh about and wonder.
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it's me and you against the glare.
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in this ill game to stay awake.
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we grow pale. we eat squash fries we mistook
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for jaundiced potatoes.
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sweet potatoes.
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because of these nights my player met death
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but bereavement
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became an option. we have duties.
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we claim to be responsible. but insensitive.
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sunshine's about to hit the streets in a few minutes.
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say goodbye. tonight's another date.
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6 Jun 08

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hmm, "jaudiced potatoes".
is the use of the period all through out
a deliberate move?  cool piece.
please write more.
: )
 — fractalcore

Is there a better way to start this than 'my souls been longing'

You can't start with such a cliched overused expression, you might as well start a speech with 'Ladies and Gentlemen....'
 — joshcoops

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